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Martha Kearney

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Martha Catherine Kearney is a British journalist and broadcaster. She was the main presenter of BBC Radio 4's lunchtime news programme The World at One for 11 years, and in April 2018 became a presenter of the early morning Today programme.
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The Overstory
A Novel
by Richard Powers (Apr 02, 2019)
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The Overstory is a sweeping, impassioned work of activism and resistance that is also a stunning evocation of—and paean to—the natural world. From the roots to the crown and back to the seeds, Richard Powers’s twelfth novel unfolds in concentric rings of interlocking fables that range from antebellum New York to the late twentieth-century Timber Wa...
Martha Kearney
Jan 07, 2020
@omrgriffiths @BBCPM @RobGMacfarlane Great idea. Loved that book.     source
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The Lore and Language of Schoolchildren
by Iona Opie (Apr 09, 2001)
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First published in 1959, Iona and Peter Opie's The Lore and Language of Schoolchildren is a pathbreaking work of scholarship that is also a splendid and enduring work of literature. Going outside the nursery, with its assortment of parent-approved entertainments, to observe and investigate the day-to-day creative intelligence and activities of chil...
Martha Kearney
Jan 05, 2020
@TheJanePorter @ExploreWellcome I love that book too     source